Spruce, California

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Former settlement
Spruce is located in California
Location in California
Coordinates: 39°18′57″N 120°25′43″W / 39.31583°N 120.42861°W / 39.31583; -120.42861Coordinates: 39°18′57″N 120°25′43″W / 39.31583°N 120.42861°W / 39.31583; -120.42861
Country  United States
State  California
County Placer County
Elevation[1] 6,558 ft (1,999 m)

Spruce is a former settlement in Placer County, California.[1] Spruce is located on the Southern Pacific Railroad, 5.5 miles (8.9 km) west of Donner Pass.[2] It lay at an elevation of 6558 feet (1999 m).[1]


  1. ^ a b c U.S. Geological Survey Geographic Names Information System: Spruce, California
  2. ^ Durham, David L. (1998). California's Geographic Names: A Gazetteer of Historic and Modern Names of the State. Clovis, Calif.: Word Dancer Press. p. 560. ISBN 1-884995-14-4.